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Oral history interview with Ana Petruša

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1998.A.0221.206 | RG Number: RG-50.473.0206

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    Oral history interview with Ana Petruša


    Interview Summary
    Ana Petruša, born in Lazdijai, Lithuania in 1928, discusses witnessing the roundup of the town’s Jewish community in barracks; anti-Jewish violence in the first hours of the war; hearing gunfire from a mass shooting; people in the town discussing the killing; townspeople looking for gold around the mass grave; being offered gold teeth for sale; and the reburial of the bodies after the war.
    Ana Petruša
    Alicija Žukauskaitė
    interview:  2007 December 21
    creation: Lazdijai (Lithuania)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, courtesy of the Jeff and Toby Herr Foundation

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (DVCAM) : sound, color ; 1/4 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Petruša, Ana.

    Administrative Notes

    This is a witness interview of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Witnesses: The Jeff and Toby Herr Testimony Initiative, a multi-year project to record the testimonies of non-Jewish witnesses to the Holocaust. The interview was directed and supervised by Nathan Beyrak.
    Funding Note
    The production of this interview was made possible by Jeff and Toby Herr.
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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